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Birthdays in Music in January 1902

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 Pierre Palla, Dutch pianist & organist, born in Venlo, Netherlands (d. 1968)
  • Jan 6 Mark Brunswick, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jan 6 Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté, Russian-born Canadian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1974)
  • Jan 8 Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreography (Silent Song)
  • Jan 9 Rudolph Bing, Austrian-born opera impresario (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1997)
  • Jan 11 Maurice Durufle, French organist/composer
  • Jan 16 Evelyn Danzig [Levine], American composer (Scarlet Ribbons), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1996)
  • Jan 23 Benny Waters, American jazz saxophonist & clarinetist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1998)

About January 1902

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)